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Too many Pharaohs: Why the Egyptian revolution failed

Pyramids Mycerinus, Chephren and Cheops at Giza with Cairo suburbs in background, Giza, Egypt, Africa (Anders Blomqvist/) Two years ago, … Continued

Religious groups face uphill fight in House on immigration reform

WASHINGTON — Evangelical leaders pushing for comprehensive immigration reform will be back in Washington next week, praying and lobbying on … Continued

Ryan Anderson’s uphill fight to change young minds on gay marriage

Ryan Anderson has planted himself on arguably the most unpopular stance for his generation: opposing gay marriage. At 31, Anderson … Continued

God is opposed to food stamps? Let’s try an evidence-based approach to hunger instead.

More local produce coming soon to SNAP recipients in Michigan. (Jessica Tefft for The Washington Post) Recently, I wrote about … Continued

Brigham Young and Jesus Christ would break the Mormons’ no-beard rule

SALT LAKE CITY — If they were alive today, nearly half the presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of … Continued

‘So help me God’ isn’t in official presidential oath

When President Obama rests his hand on two historic Bibles to take his second-term oath of office Monday (Jan. 21), … Continued

Contraception opponents hail DC court ruling

WASHINGTON — Foes of the federal contraception mandate are cheering a Tuesday (Dec. 18) appeals court decision requiring the Obama … Continued

Latino blessing the 2012 election

REUTERS Placards and campaign stickers sit on a table at the Latino regional headquarters for the Obama campaign during election … Continued

Looking for emotional reaction among Mormons Tuesday? Don’t.

Remember the emotional faces and powerful words of African Americans four years ago, as the country was voting whether to … Continued

Liberal Mormons: A minority within a minority

ST. GEORGE, Utah — U.S. Mormons overwhelmingly share the party affiliation of Republican presidential nominee and fellow Mormon Mitt Romney, … Continued